Ref: 1627484

Original Listing

Company: 1627484

Salary: 24,456 - 27,500

Closing Date: Closing date: 22 Apr 2019

Location: Richmond upon Thames, London, TW9 3AE

PA to Senior Science Team

We are looking for an experienced PA to support up to 3 Senior Managers in the Science Directorate – the role is located at the beautiful Kew Gardens site in South West London and works as part of a small friendly team of PAs who between them provide support to the Senior Science Management team.

The successful candidate will thrive on working in a fast moving environment, with a varied mix of tasks and responsibilities. The role is pivotal in providing PA, project and event support to the Senior Science Managers at Kew Gardens.
As a member of a small friendly team of PAs, you'll support up to 3 members of the Senior Science Team. You'll need to have experience of acting as PA to more than one manager and of all the normal PA skills: diary & travel management; supporting meetings and managing events; proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Internet; proven experience of building productive working relationships at all levels both internally and externally. You will also be involved in supporting recruitment, invoicing and budget monitoring as well as delivering small, well-defined projects and supporting / covering for other members of the team when required.

As a hands-on team player with 2 A levels, or equivalent, you will have excellent organisational and communication skills, proven experience of working on your own initiative with limited direct supervision, a proven track record of managing sometimes conflicting priorities and a large workload, and of working as a PA in a busy and varied environment.

The salary will be £25,456 - £27,500 per annum, depending on skills and experience.

We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a broad range of Learning and Development opportunities, with access to the Civil Service training curriculum, generous annual leave entitlement for new starters, family friendly policies, a choice of competitive pensions and flexible benefits scheme.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application through the online portal, by clicking “Apply for this job”.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.

No agencies please.